Tangly
Tangly Tan"gly, a. 1. Entangled; intricate. [1913 Webster]

2. Covered with tangle, or seaweed. [1913 Webster]

Prone, helpless, on the tangly beach he lay. --Falconer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tangly — [taŋ′glē] adj. tanglier, tangliest full of tangles; snarled * * * See tangle1. * * * …   Universalium

  • tangly — index inextricable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tangly — [taŋ′glē] adj. tanglier, tangliest full of tangles; snarled …   English World dictionary

  • tangly — tangle ► VERB 1) twist (strands) together into a confused mass. 2) (tangle with) informal become involved in a conflict with. ► NOUN 1) a confused mass of something twisted together. 2) a confused or complicated state; a muddle. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • tangly — adjective Date: 1813 full of tangles or knots ; intricate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tangly — adjective a) Entangled; intricate. b) Covered with tangle, or seaweed …   Wiktionary

  • tangly — tan·gly …   English syllables

  • tangly — adj. (tanglier, tangliest) tangled …   Useful english dictionary

  • tangle — tangle1 tanglement, n. tangler, n. tangly, adv. /tang geuhl/, v., tangled, tangling, n. v.t. 1. to bring together into a mass of confusedly interlaced or intertwisted threads, strands, or other like parts; snarl. 2. to involve in something that… …   Universalium

  • inextricable — I adjective adhering, attached, bound, cohesive, combined, complex, complicated, compounded, confused, conjunct connected, convoluted, embrangled, entangled, fast, fixed, immovable, impacted, indissoluble, indivisible, inexplicabilis,… …   Law dictionary

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